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Job offers of the Thünen Institute
The Institutes of Biodiversity and of Farm Economics at the Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institute, Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries, in Braunschweig is seeking with a starting date of August 1, 2020, for a period till July 31, 2023 a
scientist microbiologist (m/f/d)
with expertise in analysing microbiomes, for research in the project AMMOFIT - New microbiological concentrates for biogas production from highly N-enriched substrates; Subproject Evolution and dynamics of microbiomes.
The Thünen Institute is a German research institution linked to the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture. The Institute pursues research for safeguarding and sustainably using natural resources and providing results for political decision-making. The Institute of Biodiversity investigates biological processes in agro-ecosystems. The position is within the working group "Microbiology and Molecular Ecology headed by Prof. Christoph Tebbe.
The AMMOFIT project is a cooperation of the Thünen Institute with the University of Applied Science and Art (HAWK) in Göttingen, Germany. The efficiency of agricultural biogas production of organic waste is low in presence of high nitrogen loads. The objective of this project is to select and optimize this process by taking advantage of ammonium tolerant microbial communities and optimize their incubation conditions. The implications of different incubation conditions and adaptation strategies on the structural and functional diversity of the evolving microbiomes will be analyzed by cultivation-independent, nucleic acid-based technologies utilizing experimental biogas reactors.
The position includes the following tasks:
We offer the opportunity to work in an active and stimulating research environment on socially highly relevant issues at the interface between science and practice, and to make use of contacts with national research institutions. Because the professional and personal development of our employees is important to us, we offer a family-friendly work environment, flexible working time models and comprehensive offers of professional training and further education.
The employment is governed by the Wage Agreement for Public Services (TVöD-Bund). The payment of remuneration is carried out according to tariff-category 13 TVöD. A part time position is also possible.
The Thünen Institute promotes the professional equality of women and men and is thus especially interested in applications from women.
Severely disabled applicants with equal qualification will be given particular consideration. Only a minimum physical aptitude is expected from them.
Please contact Prof. Dr. Christoph Tebbe (Biodiversity, phone 0531 596-2553) for enquiries about the position. The interviews for this position are expected to take place between the May 18th and 20th, 2020. Please note that, owing the current situation with the Corona virus, the interviews may exclusively be conducted via Internet (e.g. Skype), but, if no official restrictions apply, selected candidates are welcome to visit the Institute and meet with its employers.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, addresses of two personal references and copies of relevant certificates. Electronic submission is preferred. All application material must be compiled in one single pdf-document and submitted with reference 20-072-BD not later than 10.05.2020 to
Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut
Institut für Biodiversität
Herrn Prof. Dr. Jens Dauber
Bundesallee 65, 38116 Braunschweig
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